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Author Rev. Dr. Sidney S. Williams Jr.
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The first year of a new pastoral assignment in an established congregation is often referred to as the honeymoon phase, but this can be extremely misleading. Getting the first year right in a new pastoral assignment will actually require a profo...
Editors William Den Boer and Reimer A. Faber
Over the past decade, the project of Protestant resourcement has exploded, giving pastors, scholars, and lay-people access to the great thinkers who shaped their tradition. Despite this great progress, many treasures of Reformed theology remain obscu...
Author Kress Biblical Resources
This book is intended as an initial set of roadmaps (detailed expository outlines of each book) for other adventurers to explore the infinitely beautiful terrain of this portion of God’s Word. Not every geographical marker has been mapped—nor could it be. But it is a guide to help you navigate...
Author Darin Slack
Is there a way to experience prophetic ministry in a God-honoring way—without all the mess and confusion?
Prophetic ministry is the Holy Spirit’s gift to the Church. Yet this gift has been abused, confused, and misused, making it difficult for today’s Church leaders to embrace. With biblically so...
Author Stephen Davey
An 88 page primer on church discipline and reconciliation.
Author John DeVries
Satan’s most effective tool is to get us to follow our concept of good in place of God’s concept of good. When the good that we want to do replaces the good God calls us to do, we lapse into sin. In doing so, we put ourselves in God’s place. Does your concept of good in your mission-vision match...
Author Richard Caldwell
How often the evangelical church of our time has been willing to re-evaluate what she has long believed, because of social consciousness, the moral outrage, of a world that has already demonstrated that it has no conscience, and has no respect for what is truly moral according to Scripture! Th...
Author Steve Swartz
The subject of financial giving to the church can create tension and anxiety if not understood from the scriptural perspective of the Christian's heart for Christ. In this theological treatment of giving, Steve Swartz examines the biblical basis for obedience in giving to the Lord's work, which i...
Author Mark Dever
In a society where religion is increasingly private and faith is OK as long as it's not shared, many would seek to keep God out of their politics. But is that right, and is it biblical?
This is an important topic to consider, not just for those working in government, but for all of us as we seek to ...
Author Andrew Sweasey
Fun, interactive Bible devotions for the whole family to enjoy!
Devotional Dippers are a great way to get your whole family to open up the Bible together. Each stick includes a theme, a Bible reference for you to read, a question to discuss, and a prayer point to encourage you to speak to God. It can be ...
Author Roland S. Ward
“Rowland Ward’s The Westminster Confession of Faith: A Study Guide has, in its various editions, been a constant and indispensable companion to me for a quarter century as I have taught the Westminster Standards in the seminary and church. There is really no modern commentary like it. If you h...
Author Michael Vlach
Michael Vlach ably defends the view that New Testament writers read the Old Testament contextually. He surveys and critiques various views and then illustrates his own understanding by considering many biblical texts. My conclusions would differ from Vlach in some respects, but he helpfully cha...
Author Tobby E. Smith
A concise study of ancient heresies and their modern manifestations--perfect for equipping believers to recognize and combat false teaching propagated by cults, false teachers, and even mixed within the evangelical church world.
“… a clear and concise guide to several of the major heresies and ...
Author Neil Cullan McKinlay
What is the gospel all about?
This is a question that many individuals, even Christians, often ask and the answer is simple: the gospel is the good news of Jesus Christ and the way of salvation that is offered through Him. Yet in this simple answer lies profound truths as the gospel...
Author Anthony Forsyth
“RENDER UNTO CAESAR WHAT IS CAESAR’S!” BUT WHAT IS CAESAR’S?“OBEY CAESAR UNLESS IT’S SINFUL” HAS BECOME AN ALMOST UNIVERSAL INTERPRETATION OF ROMANS 13. BUT IS THAT CORRECT? WHEN THE GOVERNMENT SAYS, “JUMP!” DO WE SIMPLY SAY, “HOW HIGH?”
Since the arrival of Covid-19, governments around the w...
Author Kress Biblical Resources
Road Maps for the Pauline Epistles is a valuable resource for both personal Bible study and teaching God’s Word; a true aid to all who wish to be grounded in sound, biblical exegesis. – Jim Milligan, Co-Founder and C.E.O., Blue Letter Bible
The outlines in this book are simply remark...
Author Rev. Dr. Sidney S. Williams, Jr.
¿Por qué debería comprar este libro? El primer año de una nueva designación pastoral en una congregación establecida se conoce como la fase de la luna de miel, pero esto puede ser extremadamente engañoso. Tener éxito en el primer año en una nueva designación pastoral req...
Author Ryan King & Andrew King
The New Testament is filled with imagery illustrating the co-operative efforts of Christian individuals within their local church: working together as many members we are a building, body, and Bride. Each of these images depict relationships of partnership, co-operation, and a sen...
Author Paul Watts
Navigating change in a church isn't easy. However, change has to happen if the gospel is to run freely and effectively in an ever-changing culture. This book makes the case that only gospel-driven change is authentic, and, for the gospel’s sake, it must be navigated carefully.
Author David Skull, Andrew King, & Jim Sayers
The vision of this volume is that the whole way a church is formed, run and led should work for the health of all its members and for the thriving of the church as a community of God's people. It is a church with an intentional mind-set throughout. The church of Chr...
Author Oliver Rice
The Holy Spirit ...
who is he and what does he do?
Ten short chapters provide essential biblical truth in simple language with practical 'action points'. An appendix introduces readers to some of the profound insights of John Calvin into the person and work of the Holy Spirit.
Dr Oliver Rice has be...
Author David Kingdon
First published during a resurgence of interest in Reformed theology, Children of Abraham made a major contribution to the re-thinking of the doctrine of the church and baptism around the world. Now revised and updated, David Kingdon's classic defence of believer's baptism deals cogently with th...
Author Ken Ramey
Expository Listening is your handbook on biblical listening. It is designed to equip you not only to understand what true, biblical preaching sounds like, but also how to receive it, and ultimately, what to do about it.
I have a couple shelves full of books about expository preaching, all aimed, ...
Author Bruce Lengeman
Have you ever wondered why some businesses, ministries, and marriages flourish while others fall flat on their face?
International Christian speaker and author, Bruce Lengeman, will teach you how to build a healthy, life-giving culture that will generate amazing teams. From business to ministr...
Author Stuart Olyott
What is preaching? Why is some preaching arresting and powerful, and some boring and flat? How do you prepare sermons?
The author states that God's work in the world and preaching are intimately linked; The kingdom of God and preaching are like conjoined twins who cannot be separated; th...
Author Paul Cuny
Secrets of the Kingdom Economy will give you a clear understanding of the economic times in which we live. It will also provide you with practical, Kingdom solutions for everyday life. The practical solutions offered in this compelling book will give you a roadmap that will enable you to flourish ...
Author Steve Swartz
Shattered Shepherds offers biblical advice concerning ministry problems. It is especially helpful in dealing with the aftermath of a church leadership upheaval and ministry conflict.
Frustration, disappointment, and heartache are inevitable in pastoral ministry. Sheep are not always docile and...
Authors Eric Kress & Paul Tautges
In The Discipline of Mercy, pastors and counselors Eric Kress and Paul Tautges take us deep into the book of Lamentations where we are exhorted to place our hope fully in the faithful mercy and loyal love of a gracious God—no matter the extent of our suffering
"Paul Tautges a...
Author Dr. John DeVries
Why Give? employs a powerful and gripping metaphor for giving-that God created us to be like rivers. Devries points out that the Bible begins in Genesis and ends in Revelation with a picture of a river. "We are born again to be rivers" he explains, with life flowing in and out of us. Devr...
Author Esther J. Upham
Have you ever wanted to be able to play the keyboard for church services? Do you wonder how people can take the symbols on chord charts and make beautiful music out of it? Well, this book is the answer to your questions and desires. Here is your opportunity to learn to play the keyboard from ...
Author John Blanchard
This entirely new book from John Blanchard is a guide to living the Christian life in today's world. It's written for new Christians, but see the commendations below for wider use!
"Clear. Concise. Comprehensive. Unwrapped is a great starting point for new Christians, but also a lovely freshe...
Author Jessica Scott
Written in charming rhyming cadence, God is: Holy will teach what it means that God is holy, why we fall short of His glory, and how He has always had a plan to save His people from their sin.
Included is an in-depth look at the theological summary of the holiness of God, definitions, and que...
Author Alec Taylor
In order to truly appreciate and learn from the Bible, isn't it necessary to have a clear understanding of the words which make up its content? This book seeks to explain the meaning of many words that are found in the Bible, from A to Z. Instead of basic word studies, the words are defined wit...
Author Yarran Johnston
Being released in the 400th anniversary of his birth, Emamoured with Piety by Dr. Yarran Johnston, offers an insight into the life and ministry of the Puritan, Thomas Watson. Johnston traces the pervading theme of godliness in Watson's thoughts and writings, making the case that Watson represents English Puritan...
Author Steve Elzinga
What is the 30 Second Bible and why should you bother reading it?
The #1 criticism of the Bible by those who do not read it on a daily basis is that the Bible is boring and irrelevant. Well, it can be.
The Bible was written in three different ancient languages, thousands of years ago by and for...
Author Steve Elzinga
What is the Sampler Bible and why should you bother reading it?
Although the Bible has been the best-selling book every year in a row since the invention of the printing press (a 500 year run), it often sits on shelves...unread.
So how can the Sampler Bible help you overcome some of these stumbl...
Author John Blanchard
The theory of evolution has been called the most powerful and the most comprehensive idea that has ever arisen on earth. It has been so passionately argued and so heavily promoted in the mass media that millions of people with no scientific expertise assume it must be true.
Evolutionism says tha...
Author Terry L. Johnson
Terry Johnson's 2014 Worshipping with Calvin (EP Books) promised a follow-up work that would focus on implementation. Serving with Calvin is that work. Whereas Worshipping with Calvin argued for the revival of historic Reformed ministry and worship by focusing on its biblical, theological, a...
Author John Blanchard
The Bible is the most revered book in the world; it is also the most reviled.
Millions of people turn to it every day to find inspiration and direction for their lives, yet for 2,000 years no other book has been so hated, vilified and attacked. For many people the Bible is neither loved nor...